Daily Archives: 2014-05-29

Blogger starts fundraising for legal fees in defamation suit
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 2

Blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling who has been sued for defamation by the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong over allegations of criminal misappropriation of Central Provident Funds has called out for assistance in raising funds for his legal fees. Visit fundraising post by Roy Read More

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NSP: Bus operators enjoy the profits while costs passed to commuters under new BCM scheme.
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 10:08 pmThe National Solidarity Party (NSP) has issued a statement in response to the new Bus Contracting Model (BCM) annouced by the Transport Minister on 21st May 2014 which seeks to nationalise assets but privatise operations. NSP states that the Read More

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More returns and flexibility for CPF
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmSpeech by Png Eng Huat, MP for Hougang for the debate on President’s Address (29 May 2014)   Madam Speaker, every working class generation has a dream to look forward to and that is to be Read More

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By-election candidate questions NCMP over remarks on medicare expenses projection
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PAP Candidate in the Punggol East By-elections 2013, Dr Koh Poh Koon wrote on his facebook saying that Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Gerald Giam from Workers’ Party had made it sound so simple when he said in Parliament that it was “relatively easy” to project the Read More

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Blogger and author slammed for expressing her wish for “menses leave” on her blogspot
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:24 amBy Yasmeen Banu After posting her wish for there to be “menses leave” on the 19th of May, Jolene Goh was slammed by netizens shortly after. Her suggestion, expressed on her blogspot garnered as much Read More

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Women’s rights in Brunei are highly threatened
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amBrunei’s new Syariah Penal Code Order 2013 has provisions that clearly infringe on universal human rights and will open up women, children and sexual minorities to more violations. With harsh Syariah law embraced,what will happen to Read More

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PM Lee files writ of summon to blogger to claim damages over allegations
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Law firm, Drew & Napier LLC which represents Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has filed a writ of summon to claim damages from blogger Ngerng Yi Ling over allegations about PM Lee in an article published on his blog. Read More…

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S’pore’s politics – Low’s vision worth supporting
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pm The exchange between the Workers’ Party (WP) secretary general Low Thia Khiang, and the Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, in Parliament yesterday boils down to one thing – how “constructive politics” work in reality. Read More

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Towards a safe, fair and just society
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmSpeech by Sylvia Lim, MP for Aljunied GRC for the debate on the President’s Address (28 May 2014)   The government has always prioritized creating economic growth, and nobody seriously disputes that growth is one of Read More

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Racism & xenophobia – statement by civil society groups disappointing
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The following is a response to the statement issued by several civil society groups and individuals on the issues of racism and xenophobia in Singapore.  You can view that statement here: “Civil society statement on racism and xenophobia”. The response below is from Read More

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